Thomas B. Hoshizaki


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The development of a next-generation polymeric headform surrogate for concussion and helmet evaluation

2017/18-2019/20 • $298,928 • PI,CO,Other
The use of helmets by athletes has drastically reduced the incidence of severe brain injuries resulting from head impacts. Despite widespread use of helmets, there continues to be a concerning level of incidence of concussion. In contrast to the majority of traumatic injuries, a concussion may...

The development of a next-generation polymeric headform surrogate for concussion and helmet evaluation

2017/18-2018/19 • $298,929 • PI,CO
The use of helmets by athletes has drastically reduced the incidence of severe brain injuriesresulting from head impacts. Despite widespread use of helmets, there continues to be aconcerning level of incidence of concussion. In contrast to the majority of traumatic injuries, aconcussion may not...

Predicting Persistent Postconcussive Problems in Pediatrics (5P)

2012/13-2017/18 • $523,705 • PI,CO,Other
Concussion, a mild traumatic injury common in children and adolescents, is a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain. The lay press is inundated with reports of tragic consequences of concussion, and children are not immune. Persistent postconcussive symptoms (PCS) is defined as...

CIHR Team in Traumatic Brain Injury and Violence

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,887,348 • PI,CO
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) accounts for 50% or more of all trauma deaths, and an estimated 2% of the population live with lifelong disabilities resulting from TBI. There appears to be a direct link between TBI and violence, which itself is a major issue for Canadians. The goal of the research...

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PROTECTION DE LA TÊTE POUR RÉDUCTION D'ACCÉLÉRATIONS ANGULAIRES

L'invention concerne un casque de tête de sécurité pour utilisation par exemple dans des activités à haut risque telles que le sport et à des fins industrielles où une protection des blessures de la tête est requise. Des composants sont introduits entre la doublure et la coque extérieure et comprennent deux parties ; une chambre ou vessie et une matière de type fluide ou gel. La matière fluide ou gel est contenue dans la chambre ou vessie et est positionnée de manière à créer un faible...
Applications connexes: EP20130735854, EP20130735854, WO2013CA50017